Browsing All posts tagged under »Jason Bay«

Mets’ all-time 25 and under traded team

November 8, 2010 by

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Since giving away Scott Kazmir in an ill-advised push to make the playoffs in 2004, the Mets have been very careful about trading away young talent. Still, you can make up a pretty good team of players the Mets have dealt away before they hit their prime. This article considers those players traded up to […]

End of season report card for the Mets

October 8, 2010 by

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For a season that opened up with hope, and which was carried to the All-Star break, the Mets once again flamed out and disappointed their fans and had their second consecutive losing season (79-83). Change is now on the horizon as GM Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel were given their pink slips on Monday. […]

Top 10 ways Mets have frustrated followers

September 27, 2010 by

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It has been another frustrating season for the New York Mets and their fans. The Mets spent eight days in last place early in the season and last led the National League East on April 30. Their offense totally collapsed in July, they couldn’t get a big hit when needed and key pitchers slumped at […]

2010 Mets Dopplegangers

September 13, 2010 by

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One of the difficult things when analyzing the Mets offense this year is to separate the names from the numbers they have actually produced. Sure, yesterday’s lineup had Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and David Wright in it but is it accurate to consider the performance the Mets are receiving from these players in 2010 to […]

Why the Mets came up short

August 16, 2010 by

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Much has been made recently about how the Mets have not won a game this season when trailing in the ninth inning. But the Mets have never been particularly good in this department. Here are the team wins in this category the last five times the club made the playoffs: 2006 – 3 2000 – […]

Dreadful offense dooms July

August 1, 2010 by

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After a terrific June in which the team went 18-8, the Mets followed up with a brutal July, in which they posted a dismal 9-17 record. Everyone points to the 2-9 road trip that opened up the second half of the season but the bad play started before the break, when the Mets went 2-4 […]

Reviewing Bay over Holliday

July 29, 2010 by

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When the Mets signed Jason Bay in the offseason, one of the main factors that went into the decision was that the club felt that as a pull hitter, Bay would avoid the Citi Field woes that plagued David Wright in his first year in the new park. Unfortunately, that has not been the case. […]